Category Archive: Food and Cooking

31 foods that don’t require refrigeration

Helpful to know when living w/out a refrigerator or when electric service is interrupted. 31 items that will do just fine outside the fridge. Potatoes: When too cold, starches found in potatoes turn to… Continue reading

June Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar – More With Less Mom

June Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar – More With Less Mom. Frugal cooking plan w/ in-season food

What’s in season: May

In season produce is often less expensive. It’s a good opportunity to take advantage of sales and freeze the extra for later.

17 Strategies for Stashing Seasonal Produce in Your Freezer — Love Your Freezer | The Kitchn

17 Strategies for Stashing Seasonal Produce in Your Freezer — Love Your Freezer | The Kitchn.

How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook

How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook. This is a great rundown of how to cut your budget without coupons. One of the common things I see people holler… Continue reading

Recipe: Parsnip & Potato Hash

Parsnips are one of those root veggies people ask me about a lot. As in,”What are these and what do I do with them?” From what I gather, they are a staple in… Continue reading

How to cook seasonal winter vegetables (INFOGRAPHIC)

  via here: How to cook seasonal winter vegetables (INFOGRAPHIC). More than any other time of the year, winter is when people send me pictures of Mystery Food that was in their CSA or… Continue reading

I made potato salad for a lot less than $60,000

  I have table-flipping-She-Hulk rage over that dude who raised at least $60,000 to make a damn potato salad. There was a 3 day period where I may have needed a trigger warning… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: how to grow beets, a retractable window garden, and an online map for freegans

Here’s today’s things…. how to grow beets, with brian campbell. It turns out I’m no Dwight Schrute when it comes to beet growing so I really appreciated that. This is only the second… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: 20 Protein-Packed Black Bean Recipes, tomato-growing tips, and Tarbuj Ka Chutney

Lunchy links. Writing this as I’m eating leftover tabouleh and fish. Yum 20 Protein-Packed Black Bean Recipes | Brit + Co..   Good tomato growing tips for you newbies out there.   Tabuj… Continue reading